This Ginger Sesame Dressing is one that I make almost weekly. It jazzes up any salad or 30-minute stir fry for a quick weeknight meal or lunch.

I am obsessed with toasted sesame oil. It has such an amazing flavour and even better when you use it to make this Ginger Sesame dressing!

This dressing recipe is not just a recipe, it’s the recipe. The recipe I almost always use when I make chicken and veggie stir fry’s or noodle bowls. Drizzle a stir fry with this dressing plus a sprinkle of sesame seeds, cilantro and a squeeze of fresh lime, and you’ve got a dish that absolutely bursts with flavour.

You can use soy sauce or coconut aminos in this recipe. If you’re gluten-free, make sure to use tamari as it’s free of wheat and gluten. Coconut aminos is a delicious soy-free option for those of you who haven’t heard of or tried it before. I love using it!

Ginger Sesame Dressing

A rich and creamy dressing or sauce that drizzles beautifully on top of stir fry's and noodle bowls.

Course Dips & Sauces
Cuisine Chinese, Japanese
Prep Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup toasted sesame oil
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp coconut aminos or soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1-2 tsp ginger powder (or freshly minced)
  • 4 tbsp unsweetened nut butter (sunflower seed, almond or peanut) *optional but very recommended!

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to bowl and whisk thoroughly until creamy and smooth.

  2. Store in airtight container for about 2 weeks in refrigerator.

Wanna try some more dressings? Check these out:

3-Ingredient Balsamic Dijon Vinaigrette

Creamy Apple Cider Vinegar & Basil Dressing

Maple Mustard Dressing And Glaze

Lemony Herb & Hemp Dip & Dressing

 


 

Did you try this Ginger Sesame Dressing?! I’d love to hear how you liked it! Leave me a comment below or tag me on Instagram @meghanlivingstone.